Canadian mandatory breach notification starts November 1, no regulations yet

Companies covered under federal law will have to report data breaches to customers, affected third parties and the federal privacy...

April 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner wants answers from Facebook regarding Cambridge Analytica data breach

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien issued a statement to CTV News and other media yesterday saying that it plans...

March 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Give privacy commissioner enforcement power, says parliamentary committee

The federal Privacy Commissioner would have the power to make orders and impose fines for companies not complying with the ...

March 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Proposed federal data breach reporting regs good for business: Lawyer

Organizations following the federal privacy law would have to keep a record of every breach of security safeguards for no...

September 13th, 2017 Howard Solomon

How to achieve security compliance in the face of cyber threats

It was a great year for deceit in 2017 as hackers launched multiple successful attacks against corporations, organizations, governments, and...

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Regulatory, privacy concerns threaten Canadian business tech in 2017

CIOs working with financial technology should be particularly watchful in 2017, according to a report from legal firm Borden Ladner...

January 10th, 2017 Danny Bradbury

Breach notification reporting can be complicated without proper skills, tools

A key question raised by pending changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), which require organizations to...

July 18th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Online PIPEDA tool highlights Canadian trust issues

Researchers at the University of Toronto are highlighting trust issues between Canadian customers and the businesses they deal with. Access...

July 11th, 2016 Danny Bradbury

PIPEDA changes should prompt improved security stances and roadmap creation

Businesses are data driven, and enterprises are challenged to both leverage data effectively and manage it. This includes securing it,...

May 30th, 2016 Gary Hilson